William Thompson (1630 - c.1687) MP

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Birthplace: Faichfield, Lanarkshire, , Scotland
Death: Died in Leith (now part of Edinburgh), Scotland
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Lanarkshire, Scotland

References "Our William Thompson" by May Thompson Williamson (1941) & Jo hn Yanik (reference works of Josiah Van Kirk Thompson and Gustav Anjou) No te: Use Anjou's works with caution as there are several issues relat ed to him creating lines that never existed. Other: Excerpts from Josiah V anKirk Thompson's Journals

Cheralynn Wilson

Helen Wetnight, 365 Holly Hill Road, Oldsmar, FL 34677who cites a handwrit ten 9 page document prepared by Katherine Mayes Thompson states he was dec lared heir after his father's death on 25 Apr 1633. William Thomson w as a baker & a man of substance in the community & was burgess of Fairfie ld in Lanarkshire.

Lanarkshire is a former county in southern Scotland; Lanark was the coun ty town. The county, sometimes called Clydesdale, was the scene of the de feat of the forces of Mary, Queen of Scots, at Langside in 1568. The Coven anters fought several battles in Lanarkshire in the 17th century. With t he exploitation of local iron ore and coal in the 19th century, northern L anarkshire, especially the Glasgow and Clyde Valley area, became Scotland 's major industrial region. In 1975 Lanarkshire was incorporated into t he newly created Strathclyde Region.

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William Thompson's Timeline

1630
September 7, 1630
Faichfield, Lanarkshire, , Scotland
1657
June 11, 1657
Age 26
Scotland
1658
May 17, 1658
Age 27
Scotland
1659
March 9, 1659
Age 28
Scotland
1660
December 10, 1660
Age 30
Edinborough, Midlothian, Scotland
1662
May 3, 1662
Age 31
Lanarkshire, Scotland
1663
December 8, 1663
Age 33
Lanarkshire, Scotland
1665
January 3, 1665
Age 34
Lanarkshire, Scotland
1666
March 19, 1666
Age 35
Lanarkshire, Scotland
1668
June 3, 1668
Age 37
Lanarkshire, Scotland